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  1. Help, Advice, Saabs and Motoring
    Hi all, Today whilst sitting stationary, the car in front suddenly went into reverse and hit me with a big whack. So far all I can see is a shattered number plate and a slight buckle on the bumper although it's too slight it doesn't worry me. My question is, with saab is there anything...
  2. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    Rear Ended, BAD NEWS TODAY! Hey guys, I am not able to get the car to the bodyshop till Monday, just wondering if anybody at all on here might know as a job or just as a car buff what other damage may have occured other then what is visible, I now know that an SUV vs Wagon is not a fair...
  3. Chat
    I'm currently in A&E in Belfast as I write this. Don't worry my car is fine, I was a passenger in my mates car and his car slid on a bad bend, hit the bank and flipped over. Just me and him in the car, he wasn't speeding the road was very slippy with rain and whatever else. We're ok, lucky to...
  4. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
    Hi. I brought a damaged repaired Saab 9-3. The body work has been completed, but the interior safety items need finishing. The passengers airbag has blown through the dash and needs replacing, and so does the passengers seat be need replacing due to the pretensioner being tripped. An airbag...
  5. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    Hi, having only weeks ago bought my first 9-3 2.0 petrol for £700, I have now also bought an X plate 9-3 SE 2.2TiD 16v. It has been across the top of a round about, and hence got it for £400. It needs; new front bumper & fog lights, Radiator, Front springs and an exhaust repair. I hope to have...
  6. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    Hi, About 4 weeks ago someone drove into the side of my 1999 9-3 Turbo - luckily(?) their bumper only hit the passenger front wheel. I managed to drive it home (about 1 mile) very slowly and park it on my drive (by which time tyre had come off rim). It's currently in the garage appointed by...
  7. Classic Saab 9-5 (1997 - 2009)
    Yesterday evening an idiot (female) in a BMW X5 decided to reverse out of a driveway without bothering to look, and successfully smashed the front nearside wing, wheel arch liner, and indicator on my 9-5. Naturally absolutely no damage whatsoever to her tank. AAARRGGHH!!! Car being taken to...
  8. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    Hi all, Some of you (with long memories) might remember a post I sent regarding an accident when I was rear ended at a local roundabout and Accident Exchange would NOT play ball regarding Crownwheel and Pinion damage. After long and protracted discussions with Accident exchange...inc a...
  9. Help, Advice, Saabs and Motoring
    Hi, I've recently had a shunt in my Saab, all the visible damage showing is about a 2" scratch on my rear bumper, but the garage I've taken it too have quoted me just over a £1000 to replace my bumper mouldings, bumper cover and bumper impact bar. Its £327 for labour, and £390 for parts! Does...
  10. Help, Advice, Saabs and Motoring
    After a recent accident in which I was rear ended and knocked 6' onto a roundabout Concept Saab in Cardiff recommended I "used Accident exchange" to process the claim rather than Norwich Union who was my insurer. Claim dragged on for 4 weeks during which time NO ONE asked-or listened to my...
  11. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    :crazy: Hi, As a new member I must give a plug for Abbott. My recently bought car is a late 2002 anniversary model 2L lpt SE. with a genuine 28,000 mls covered. Immaculate condition inside and out. It was rear ended at a local roundabout. Vauxhall Astra came round a bend, skidded 4 car...
  12. Saab News
    We all saw Daniel’s track day accident and commiserated with him after the loss brakes led him into a tyre wall. That would have been hell-ish enough for one week. Psycho Dave’s been keeping an eye on the story, and it hasn’t stopped there. In case you haven’t seen it in comments…...
  13. Saab News
    I’m a firm believer in the benefits a good track day can bring. There’s the skills learned. The respect learned. The technique. Smoothness. Braking. And aside from all that there’s the sheer, unbridled joy that a good run in your favourite ride can bring. It’s an exhilarating feeling and...
  14. Help, Advice, Saabs and Motoring
    Anyone else had a Complimentary Accident Aftercare deal from Saab? I just got one today. Offers me : Recovery of vehicle to a Saab approved body shop Fitment of original Saab parts Repairs carried out by Saab trained technicians A Like for like replacement car if the accident was not my fault...
  15. Classic Saab 9-3/GM900 (1994 - 2002)/Conv ( -2003)
    Hello Chaps, I need some advice about my 93 Viggen. The story is i bought a mint condition Viggen back in Dec 06, absolutly loved the beast. Unfortunately in March this year i came off the road on a wet bend and hit a tree, i was gutted to say the least. i thought i had written it off, but...
  16. Saab 9-3 Sedan/Combi/TurboX/AWD(2003+)/Conv(2004+)
  17. Help, Advice, Saabs and Motoring
    To celibrate her birthday yesterday, my dear dear wife decided to scrape the nearside of the 9-5 accross a car park sign. Starts about 5" back from the hinge seam, then continies to the wheel arch flare. Slight crease in the door, and a fine scoring 3" wide that looks white when dry, but...
  18. Help, Advice, Saabs and Motoring
    A friend brought a CAT 'C' Vaxuhall Zafira about 12 months ago, after having it repaired he then sold it to a friend since he said he didn't like the way the car drove. His friend was recently involved in an accident and when he sent it for a repair to the bodyshop his insurance company has said...
  19. Help, Advice, Saabs and Motoring
    http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/motorsport...lly/4257438.stm [ QUOTE ] Michael Park, co-driver for Markko Martin, has died after an accident on stage 15 of Wales Rally GB on Sunday. Park, 39, was killed when Martin's Peugeot 307 crashed heavily into a tree on the passenger's side during the...
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